Subject: Re: bpf write() to local host
To: <>
From: David Laight <>
List: tech-net
Date: 01/21/2003 17:16:52
> Until relatively recently (roughly, until they started using commodity
> PCI NICs), Sun NICs didn't have addresses in eproms. Sun _machines_,
> not _interfaces_, had MAC addresses - which is where I started this
> subthread off.

Interestingly the old sun sbus nic hardware (lance) has all the right
things (in its silicon) to connect a MAC address prom.
Sun just didn't bother to track it in.


David Laight: